Musings of a Marfan Mom

Sensory Friendly Santas


In case you haven’t heard, this Sunday, Dec. 8th, more than 120 malls across the country will be hosting Caring Santas/Santa Cares. This is thanks to and the Simon Property Group.

Kids will be given a number so that they don’t have to wait in line to see Santa. During the wait there will be social stories and activities to keep them entertained. Many/most locations will also turn off music, dim lights and turn off escalators and fountains near Santa for the duration of the event.

To find a Caring Santa near you, go here.

About is an online hub and special needs community for parents and professionals to learn, connect and live a more balanced life. The website combines social networking features with expert content from’s team of educators, parents, therapists and medical was created by Community Gatepath, a nonprofit with over 90 years of experience serving families and children with special needs by fostering hope, dignity and independence. may also be found on Facebook and Twitter.

About Simon Property Group: Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) is an S&P 100 company and a global leader in the retail real estate industry. The Company currently owns or has an interest in more than 325 retail real estate properties in North America and Asia comprising approximately 242 million square feet. We are headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana and employ approximately 5,500 people in the U.S. For more information, visit

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